enteroptosis

[ ĕn′tə-rŏp-tōsĭs ]

n.

The abnormal descent of the intestines in the abdominal cavity, usually associated with the downward displacement of other viscera.

Nearby words

  1. enteropeptidase,
  2. enteropexy,
  3. enteroplasty,
  4. enteroplegia,
  5. enteropneust,
  6. enterorrhagia,
  7. enterorrhaphy,
  8. enterorrhexis,
  9. enterosepsis,
  10. enterospasm


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